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Wesak Celebrations At Ganagaramaya Temple In Colombo

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University Teachers To Launch A Token Strike On 03rd Of June

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The Federation Of University Teachers Association(FUTA) has today (20) urged that they will stage a Island Wide Token Strike on 03rd of June if the authorities have failed to give solutions for six of their demands before the strike date.

Setting Up a Committee to investigate the grievances of Undergraduates /recommending solutions for their issues as well as allow the Students Unions to function in the Universities and stop harassing Student Activists  are among the six demands of the FUTA.

The Federation Of University Teachers Association has warned that due to the proposed token strike the academic activities of all the government universities in the country will come to a
halt on 03rd of June.

Customs Officials Arrested Three Sri Lankans Who Tried To Smuggle Rs.12 Million Worth Gold

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The Sri Lankan Customs Officials have last night arrested Three Sri Lankans including two women at the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Air Port  when they are  trying to smuggle 24 Gold Slabs worth Rs.12 million to Mumbai ,India.

Gold Slabs weighing around 2 Killo Grammes and 400 Grammes were taken in to custody with the suspects according to Customs Officials.the gold slabs were hidden inside the shoes of the said  suspects it has been revealed.

Indian National Was Remanded For Staying 19 Years In Sri Lanka Illegally

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Anuradahapura District (In North Central Province) Chief Magistrate has today(20) ordered to remand An Indian National who was found guilty of staying in Sri Lanka more than 19 years illegally till 26th of this month.the accused Indian National was arrested recently by the Anuradhapura special flying squad while he was staying in a rural area.

The Anuradhapura Chief  Magistrate and Additional District Judge Miss.Yuresha De Silva has also ordered the police to file charges against the Indian National when he is produce before the court on 26th of May.